Technology is moving fast, and it’s important to keep up. This isn’t just to chase the next ‘shiny thing,’ but to take advantage of improvements to security, tooling, and performance.
If you take nothing else from this post, remember that people are there to see you succeed. You have something to offer and should give a tech talk a try.
This is a retrospective covering some of the learnings of ‘Project Aurora’. A nine-month project to migrate 60 users from SQL Server to AWS Aurora.